Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Dover Thrift Editions
by Frederick Douglass
Publisher: Dover Publications
Mass market paperback, 76 pages
Price: $4.50

Frederick Douglass's Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into slavery, Douglass became the preeminent spokesman for his people during his life; his narrative is an unparalleled account of the dehumanizing effects of slavery and Douglass's own triumph over it.

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Summary: One of the true American heroes tells the story of his life as a slave, free man, and advocate for the rights of blacks with eloquence and dignity.

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